Radio ad: Tester’s day off
The NRSC went up with a new radio ad in Montana this morning, hammering Senator Tester for failing to show up to work in the Senate.
As threats from ISIS and MS-13 rose, records show Tester skipped 76% of hearings at the Senate Homeland Security Committee, putting America’s national security at risk. But while Tester phoned it in on his work in the Senate, he was working double-time at fundraisers to ensure he took more money from lobbyists than any other member of the Senate.
“Senator Tester made his priorities clear: he’d rather beg lobbyists for cash and hang out in his million-dollar house, than show up to work or keep our country safe,” said NRSC Spokesman Calvin Moore. “No Montana business would never re-hire an employee who skipped work 76% of the time, and Montana voters should treat Jon Tester the same.”
ANNOUNCER: Jon Tester’s Day Off…
TEACHER: Tester? Tester? Tester?
ANNOUNCER: During his decade on the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Jon Tester skipped 76% of hearings.
TEACHER: Tester? Has anyone seen Mr. Tester?
ANNOUNCER: While ISIS grew overseas and domestic attacks threatened Americans here at home, Jon Tester didn’t bother to show up.
TEACHER: Apparently Mr. Tester doesn’t feel it’s important to show up.
ANNOUNCER: But Tester did show up to plenty of fundraisers – becoming #1 in campaign cash from lobbyists.
535 members of Congress – and Jon Tester ranked #1 in lobbyist cash.
Jon Tester. Another lobbyist-loving Washington politician … when he’s there.
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